The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 26 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.42% 2.86% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.67% 2.96% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 16
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 450 608 749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.19% 96.51% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 367 516 637
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (53.62%) Java
3 28 (40.58%) OO
4 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 23 (33.33%) C++
6 20 (28.99%) Degree
6 20 (28.99%) Validation
6 20 (28.99%) Algorithms
7 19 (27.54%) Data Structures
7 19 (27.54%) Subversion
7 19 (27.54%) Automated Testing
7 19 (27.54%) Mercurial
7 19 (27.54%) NoSQL
8 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (21.74%) ANSI C
9 15 (21.74%) RS-232
9 15 (21.74%) RS-485
9 15 (21.74%) RS-422
9 15 (21.74%) Home Automation
9 15 (21.74%) ZigBee
9 15 (21.74%) Electronics
9 15 (21.74%) Ethernet
9 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 15 (21.74%) Wireless
9 15 (21.74%) C
9 15 (21.74%) Bluetooth
9 15 (21.74%) Embedded C
9 15 (21.74%) Embedded C++

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Bluetooth
1 15 (21.74%) Ethernet
1 15 (21.74%) RS-232
1 15 (21.74%) RS-422
1 15 (21.74%) RS-485
1 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 15 (21.74%) Wireless
1 15 (21.74%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Mercurial
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 15 (21.74%) Electronics
2 12 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) REST
2 8 (11.59%) CSS
2 8 (11.59%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
3 7 (10.14%) J2EE
3 7 (10.14%) Node.js
4 6 (8.70%) LAMP
4 6 (8.70%) WPF
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
5 5 (7.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.80%) .NET
6 4 (5.80%) Ajax
6 4 (5.80%) Ember.js
6 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.80%) JSON
6 4 (5.80%) RESTful
6 4 (5.80%) XML
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Algorithms
2 19 (27.54%) Data Structures
3 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.74%) Home Automation
5 2 (2.90%) Fintech
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.58%) OO
3 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (28.99%) Validation
5 19 (27.54%) Automated Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.94%) MVC
7 11 (15.94%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) OOP
9 6 (8.70%) SDLC
10 5 (7.25%) Microservices
10 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.25%) MVVM
10 5 (7.25%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.35%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 23 (33.33%) C++
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) ANSI C
3 15 (21.74%) C
3 15 (21.74%) Embedded C
3 15 (21.74%) Embedded C++
4 13 (18.84%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
6 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.25%) XAML
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 3 (4.35%) F#
9 3 (4.35%) Scala
10 2 (2.90%) ES6
11 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Firmware
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.90%) Zend
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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